Category Archives: christianity

Is This Guy Homeless?

To this present hour we are both hungry and thirsty, and are poorly clothed, and are roughly treated, and are homeless…1 Corinthians 4:11 Currently I am without transportation. I have 3 cars in working condition but I cannot drive them. … Continue reading

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Do the Magi Belong in Manger Scenes?

When King Herod heard this he was disturbed, and all Jerusalem with him. –  Matthew 2:3 It seems every Christmas there is a myth buster who will tell us that 3 figures in our manger scenes do not belong there. … Continue reading

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Humiliation at Christmas

They all condemned him as worthy of death. Then some began to spit at him; they blindfolded him, struck him with their fists, and said, “Prophesy!” And the guards took him and beat him. Mark 14:64-65 As we enter Advent, I’ve … Continue reading

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Jesus and Black Friday

For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world. 1 John 2:16 Many retailers will open their doors this Friday at midnight, … Continue reading

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Will God Protect Me From Temptation?

“Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.” Matthew 26:41 The true nature of our faith doesn’t usually come to light until we are faced with our own … Continue reading

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Should Churches Be Large?

“The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed…” Matthew 13:31 Christians admire mega churches and corporation-sized Christian non-profits. They have amazing capacity to take on large projects and to deliver the goods. Both have a large capacity for innovation … Continue reading

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How Can We Always Be Happy?

…even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy. 1 Peter 1:8 Sometimes we struggle to grasp the biblical view of joy because of the way it is … Continue reading

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